Utah Jazz: Alec Burks to play in first game of season against Brooklyn

The Salt Lake Tribune, on Sunday night, reported that shooting guard Alec Burks was expected to make his season debut on Monday night against the Brooklyn Nets. On Monday morning, the Utah Jazz confirmed that report. With that, the Jazz finally get one of their vital bench pieces back. Even if it took a year since Burks was injured against the Los Angeles Clippers, his return doesn’t seem a moment too soon. “I’m just very excited to be back,†Burks said. “I’m healthy. I’m almost 100 percent. …